Student Involvement & Leadership

NSU is your place to shine.
Student Involvement and Leadership is all about helping you achieve your personal best. At Northern, you’ll find so many opportunities to grow your skills and discover new ones you never knew you had.

Here are just some of the awesome programs available to you at Northern:

  • Dozens of recognized student organizations, including academic, cultural, service, athletic, special interest, faith-based and more.
  • Campus Activities Board: a student-led organization that promotes student engagement through programs and special events.
  • Multicultural events: With students from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds, we’re proud to support all students in a welcoming environment of mutual respect.  Throughout the year, special events on and off campus provide an opportunity to meet new people and broaden perspectives.


Your Northern experience begins with HOWL (Helping Our Wolves Learn).  Here’s where you’ll meet other new students and dive into all of the excitement and fun on campus. And wait ‘til you experience your first Homecoming! So come to Northern. We can’t wait to meet you!


Student Events Calendar

Catch Maroon and Gold Fever during homecoming - a weeklong celebration!